West African truck drivers spend days, weeks, and sometimes months dealing with corrupt border officials and illegal checkpoints on harrowing delivery trips that could take just a several hours.
All of which turns shipments which would take a several hours in Europe or America into grueling, day to week to monthlong affairs punctuated by long and unpredictable periods of complete standstill. Which, in addition to wasting fuel and driving up the cost of goods with each unplanned stop, also fuels the sort of boredom that can only be fought by dumping dollars into the less savory sectors of the economy. Namely booze sales and roadside prostitution. Which is where the AIDS come in.
Intrigued by the African long-haul trucker's dual reputation as the foundational building block of West Africa's would-be robust economy and lotharious Johnny AIDS-leseed, we hitched a ride with a trailer full of soap to see just how hard it is to obtain from target-A to target-basically-A-and-a-half.
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2:32 ye you are right... Truck made in China One ton of God knows what Driver called Osama West Africa What should go wrong??
Ah hit stick and orange soccer. Just like my last family reunion.
because they are black
4:39 that guy is taking a piss.
Because there too busy trying to slay the white lad only because they wish to be lazy and not do an actual job
I'd watch a 2 hour documentary on the motoboys. I want there was some reliable idea to obtain them some sort of education/pay for it/send dollars to them, you know? I don't really believe a lot of charities and this is the first time I have heard of the motoboys. I'd love to be able to sponsor any of them that wanted an education, you know? They're hard workers and seem like they're cute nice guys for the most part.
Africa is a failed country.
Please give them lots and lots of condoms!!! Stop producing babes when your mega ass terrible.
2:29 the look on his face when he claims the name of the driver
.....and sometimes AIDS. Classic
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